Positively Dog Training Episode 306

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Victoria recaps the Hero Dog Awards, including the story of Jinx - a police dog who saved lives during a raid, the 2012 winner, Alex meeting Betty White and Kristin Chenoweth, and much more. Holly's trip to a high-powered wedding. Victoria discusses this week's Denver Dog Bite Awareness & Prevention Conference on November 2, 2012. Discussion of how to educate and talk to kids about dog bite prevention and safety, including her trip to Savannah to talk to dog victim Javon Roberson's school about safe dog handling. Also, the turnaround in Savannah about the public stance on BSL to avoid discrimination thanks to Javon's advocate, Cheryl Labon, and her group, Women of Wisdom. Holly describes the pizza she created for Max's Coal Oven Pizza which benefits the Victoria Stilwell Foundation.

Ask Victoria questions include:

  • how to stop a pup who's started nipping during play
  • how to help an older cat who has started peeing outside the litter box
  • how to stop a dog from chasing cars and biting tires
  • why tethering your dog is a bad idea
  • the dangers and pitfalls of electric fences
  • how to help an unneutered male crossbreed exhibiting signs of aggression and marking behavior
  • why Victoria likes when dogs growl
  • how to help previously traumatized dogs overcome fear of men.

Show Links:
The Denver Dog Bite Prevention & Awareness Conference will be held on November 2nd, 2012.
The Hero Dog Awards will be broadcast on November 8th, 2012 at 8pm ET/PT on the Hallmark Channel.

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  • Linda

    Great podcast as usual. I always learn somthing I can use with my dogs. Keep 'em coming.

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